Urgent investment needed for childcare

The Early Childhood movement is calling on TD’s from the Counties of Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim to ensure that there will be greater investment in the upcoming budget for childcare.

The national representative body for early years providers is calling on TD’s from the North West to attend a “meet the members” event in Dublin on Thursday.

The group has 121 members in Donegal, 56 in Sligo while 36 children avail of their services across Leitrim.

Frances Byrne is Director of policy and advocacy and she is urging local TD’s to attend this week’s event.